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post #1951 of 3109
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Originally Posted by kpoeticg View Post

Nice video. I saw him post that in the WC thread too, didn't click it tho. 

I won't be redoing my mobo loop, but it's something i might consider for the rest of my loop. Even if i go 16mm OD for the rest of my loop, I think i still might prefer tapping to the limited choices of fittings. I already have a G1/4 Tap Set

It may be tight w/ 12mm id tube but a bit for g1/4 will cure that. Since this doesn't matter on imperial or metric fittings, you can do it pretty easily. You just need rotary male to male g1/4 fittings like these:




Basically, you're taping a g1/4 thread in the tube and you just connect it with these rotary m-to-m fittings. The g1/4 o-ring does the seal for you. Can't wait to play with this. Picking up the tube tomorrow on my way to work and I ordered the forming rod from mcmaster.

edit: here's a screenie of the vid:


Edited by wermad - 4/8/14 at 11:29pm
post #1952 of 3109
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I already have a cpl of the M/M BP Rotaries. I'm just curious if using 1/2 x 5/8 would leave enough room for the threads, or if it needs to be 3/4

 

When i said 16mm earlier, i meant 5/8. Metric <=> Imperial screws me up sometimes when i'm typing :D

    
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post #1953 of 3109
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I already have a cpl of the M/M BP Rotaries. I'm just curious if using 1/2 x 5/8 would leave enough room for the threads, or if it needs to be 3/4

When i said 16mm earlier, i meant 5/8. Metric <=> Imperial screws me up sometimes when i'm typing biggrin.gif

Someone mentioned they tried 1/2x5/8 but I also concurred that same thing. Its too thin and will probably crack. Safer to use 1/2x3/4 or 12mmX20mm.

With this approach, id is the important factor. 1/2" comes in ~12.7mm so 12mm id tube will grab the tap (may just need a slight bore w/ a bit for prepping a g1/4 tap). The od is no longer relevant, so it can be 3/4" (~19mm) or 20mm imperial. Its probably gonna cheaper to source imperial.

eplastics.com, which is just a few minutes from my house, has a 6' length of 1/2x3/4 for $8. Gonna buy a few just in case. Silicone rod from mcmastercar needs to be 7/16 for imperial or ~10mm for metric.


If all goes will with my testing, I'll post my results in the wc section to share in a thread.

One of my biggest, if not the biggest, concern is the bands. I may just go w/ a bunch of 90°s for the busy mb area if I can't get the bends going properly.
post #1954 of 3109
Thread Starter 

Yeah the bends is why i'd rather do 1/2 x 5/8. Monsoon has an app for that =)

 

Looking forward to your results. You giant builds could use some 1/2x3/4 :thumb:

    
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post #1955 of 3109
Yup, easier bends but may not hold up to the tap.




What did you use to cut your tube? I had a hard time w/ the mini hacksaw and had to spend a bit of time sending the ends flat.
post #1956 of 3109
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I used the monsoon cutting kit. I also wetsanded the ends. Still haven't completely gotten the hange of cutting em perfectly flat. Sometimes they'd be flat, sometimes i'd have to wetsand em flat

    
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post #1957 of 3109
Wondering if you can score it w/ a pipe cutter and just snap it off. May work nicely for thinner wall but not sure for thicker walled tube thinking.gif.
post #1958 of 3109
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I remember Scott brought that up in BNeg's 101 thread b4. I don't remember what the answer was, but i can't imagine why it wouldn't work. As long as you go around slowly, it should work the same as copper

    
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post #1959 of 3109
I never realized how expensive those fittings are, but after watching that video on threading acrylic I figured I'd give it a try someday. My bank account isn't to happy with me now.


I really like the way you routed the tubing on the motherboard. Once I get a gpu that's actually worth water cooling I will prolly find another way to mount another 240 rad in my xb and do my loop. I might steal your way of mounting the rad on the side.

Hey wermad, what fittings are you going to be using?
Edited by wh0kn0ws - 4/9/14 at 7:14am
post #1960 of 3109
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Originally Posted by kpoeticg View Post

I'm just curious if using 1/2 x 5/8 would leave enough room for the threads, or if it needs to be 3/4

1/2x5/8 could work, the threads aren't that deep into the acrylic, but obviously wouldn't be AS strong as the 1/8" thick walls. I'd probably use PETG if you were going to try 1/2x5/8, as it would help to be be not as prone to cracks.

You can also use 5/8x3/8, but would have to drill the end of the tube out to the 11.8mm that the G1/4 tap requires.
Edited by Mosquito Mods - 4/9/14 at 8:13am
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